The $13.5 million Community Cricket Program is a state-wide competitive Victorian Government investment program that provides a range of grant opportunities across two funding streams.


  • Community Cricket Facilities (closes 11 April 2022 )
  • Metropolitan Cricket and Community Centres (Closed)

It is underpinned by the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions’ priorities to ensure the state’s economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

The following projects may be funded under the Community Cricket Facilities stream. (see guidelines for more projects)

  • cricket training nets/facilities that are publicly accessible and may be multi-sport.
  • pavilion/clubroom developments with female friendly changerooms.
  • irrigation and drainage upgrades that improve capacity, inclusion or safety.
  • facilities on school land with confirmed community use.
  • new cricket pitches and/or cricket grounds (other than in exceptional circumstances outlined in Section 5).
  • ground upgrades that increase capacity or safety
  • sports lighting that enables new programming, improves capacity, inclusion or safety. Requests for replacement of lighting with LED lights are not eligible unless part of a new lighting installation.


Please note, Local clubs and organisations can only seek access to support from the fund by submitting an expression of interest form directly to their local council or Alpine Resort Board.

Local clubs and organisations are advised to contact their local council or Alpine Resort Board about timelines for expressions of interest.

How to apply?

For more information and guidelines please click here

Applications close 11 April 2022

If you have any questions or would like assistance with your application, please contact (03) 5831 8456 or clubsupport@valleysport.net.au